"I think yesterday was the symptom of what's been a difficult, challenging and emotional session. No one has totally clean hands but what happened on the floor with the physical attack on Matt was beyond the pale," Republican state Rep. Jeff Leach said.
"He may have suspected, he may have anticipated, but he didn't know," Rep. Leach said. "You can't be executing people like that, you just can't. We can keep them in prison for life, but to execute them is an entirely different conversation."